Each Senior Fellow is involved in world-wide practice and research in their area of expertise - lecturing patients on clinical works, publishing works in numerous professional publications, and providing their teachings and expertise to the patients and therapeutic staff at The Meadows. Pia is widely known as one of the preeminent authorities in the fields of addiction and relationships. Her work on codependency, boundaries and the effects of childhood trauma on emotional development has profoundly influenced the treatment of addictions and the issues of forming and maintaining relationships.
At The Meadows, Pia trains our staff, counsels patients and families and speaks at workshops on campus and lectures around the world. This cutting edge work would be critical in creating the foundation for the codependency field and a greater understanding of the impact of family trauma.
Since that time, Dr. Black has continued to be a passionate leader in the field of addiction. She designs and presents training workshops and seminars to professional audiences in the field of family service, mental health, and addictive disorders. Patrick Carnes has over 30 years in the addiction field. He is in high demand as a speaker, presenter, and interview subject and continues to be the leading voice in the field of sex addiction.
Carnes is the primary architect of the Gentle Path treatment program for the treatment of sexual and multiple addictive disorders. From until , Dr. Carnes is the author of Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction, Contrary to Love: He has researched the psychobiology of trauma, traumatic memory, the effectiveness of EMDR and the effects of trauma on human development.
He has taught at universities and hospitals across the United States and globally. Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. Peter Levine holds doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology. He is the founder of the Foundation for Human Enrichment and was a stress consultant for NASA during the development of the space shuttle.
His newest book, In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, is a testament to his lifelong investigation into the connection between evolutionary biology, neuroscience, animal behavior, and more than 40 years of clinical experience in the healing of trauma. She speaks around the country about psychological trauma and how it often interferes with our ability to thrive in life. She is best known for communicating very complex information in an interesting and easy to understand manner.
Uram is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at The University of Arizona College of Medicine, and a Senior Fellow at The Meadows, where she conducts patient lectures, ongoing training and consultation to the treatment staff, and program development. Tian Dayton, MA, Ph. P is the director of The New York Psychodrama Training Institute where she runs training groups in psychodrama, sociometry and experiential group therapy. She has served as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy for ten years and as an executive editor for eight, she sits on the professional standards committee.
She is also a Huffington Post blogger and a Thrive Global blogger. She is also a certified Montessori teacher. For more information about Dr. He advocates strongly for the rights of recovering persons as patients and as valued members of society. Katehakis is co-author of Mirror of Intimacy: Katehakis is currently writing a book for the prestigious W.
A Holistic Healing Model. She is the recipient of the Carnes Award, a distinguished acknowledgement for her significant contributions to the field of sex addiction. At The Meadows, she works with sexually addicted clients and their families, and is the clinical architect for Willow House: Relationship Healing for Women, a treatment program for women struggling with sex, love and intimacy disorders.
Her area of expertise includes working with patients and families struggling with multiple addictions such as sexual addiction, eating disorders and chemical dependency. Carnes is also a certified sex addiction therapist and supervisor, specializing in therapy for couples and families struggling with sexual addiction.
She presents regularly at conferences at both the state and national levels. She is also the author of numerous publications including her books, Mending a Shattered Heart: Starting Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs. She is a best-selling author, an experienced presenter, and an award winning Dietitian. During her time with Hearts N Parks, she designed, implemented and measured health promotion programs within the Washington, D.
Kristin is a sought after national speaker on a variety of nutrition and wellness related topics. Kristin also serves on Dr. She is licensed as a Registered Dietitian in the state of Ohio. In May , Kristin received the Ohio Outstanding Die-tetic Educator of the year award and, in , received alumni of the year from her high school, Gilmour Academy. In January , Kristin published her first book, Skinny Liver: In her free time, Kristin enjoys running, reading, and spending time with her husband Andy, her 2 sons Jake and Boden and their goats and dogs in their home outside of Cleveland.
Since recovering from her own eating disorder, she has carried her message of self-acceptance and triumph over adversity to the public. Schaefer has authored several books, including Life Without Ed: She is a sought-after speaker on addiction and food disorders, relationships, depression, and career. She has appeared on Dr. John Bradshaw, MA John Bradshaw was a world renowned educator, counselor, motivational speaker and author.
He was one of the leading figures in the fields of addiction, recovery, family systems and the concept of toxic shame. John was chosen by his peers as one of the most influential writers on emotional health in the 20th century.
His best-selling books and sold-out lectures and seminars changed the lives of millions of people around the globe. John had a long and extensive association with The Meadows, teaching staff and patients, speaking at alumni retreats, and lecturing mental health professionals at our workshops and seminars.
He passed away on May 8, He will always hold a special place in our hearts at The Meadows. In recognition of his many contributions to the fields of addiction and recovery, an on-campus lecture hall is named in his honor.